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[Fwd: Desktop normalization]

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Marcin Krol wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Nov 1998, Greg S. Hayes wrote:
> > Desktops are a value added product
> Not at all. It's not seventies anymore. Now desktop (widely understood) is
> de facto part of OS.

But not all linux installs will use desktops so why make them part of
the standard-base? If you were creating a standard base for an end-user
system your argument would make sense, but take into consideration that
there are alot of servers, enbeded systems, etc. that don't use a
desktop (or even want one). Desktops are up to the distributors, they
are not part of the standard.

Greg Hayes

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